The House Education Committee approved a bill delaying the implementation of a new grading system for schools this past week.
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Snow Emergency Route Plan goes into effect tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 12) at 8 p.m. Be mindful where you park to avoid getting towed.
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative urges customers to prepare for possible power outages that snow may cause on Wednesday night, Feb. 12, and Thursday, Feb. 13. “If weather forecasters are correct, we’ll get anywhere from four to 12 inches of snow in the six counties NOVEC serves,” says Larry Shaffer, vice president of system operations. “If snow-ladened trees and branches fall on power lines, we’ll no doubt have some power outages.
Due to the impending snow event, the City of Manassas is declaring a Snow Emergency effective at 8 p.m. today, Feb. 12 This means that cars parked along designated snow emergency routes are subject to towing and fines. Snow emergency routes in the City of Manassas are:
**INCIDENTS** Attempted Armed Robbery – On February 10th at 9:28PM, officers responded to investigate a robbery which was reported to have occurred in Woodbridge (22193) on February 9th around 12:00PM. The victim, a 16 year old male juvenile of Woodbridge,
A week-long statewide search for a missing Nelson County police officer ended late last week with the discovery of his body and the arrest of seven people, including two from Manassas. As of press time, officials were still holding six of those people on gang charges but have, at least for the time being, dropped the charges related to the murder for most of them.
**UPDATES** Armed Robbery | Abduction | Gang Participation *ADDITIONAL ARRESTS – On February 7th, detectives from the Gang Unit were able to identify and arrest two additional suspects involved in the robbery which was reported to have occurred in the 7300 block of Miramar Dr in Manassas on January 29th. At this time, detectives have identified and arrested all suspects involved in this incident.
On Thursday, February 6th at approximately 8:30 p.m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a reported structure fire in a single family home located in the 9400 block of Victoria Street in Manassas. Upon arrival, firefighters observed smoke showing from the home’s front and eaves. Firefighters entered the home and proceeded to attack and extinguish the fire.
**UPDATES** Attempted Murder | Attempted Armed Robbery *ADDITIONAL CHARGES | ARRESTS – On February 6th, detectives from the Robbery Unit continued the investigation into the shots fired call which was reported in the 1800 block of Gableridge Turn in Woodbridge on January 23rd.
On February 6th at 1:30PM, a Manassas City police officer observed a vehicle, bearing Pennsylvania license plates, in the area of Dumfries Rd and Winterset Dr in the City of Manassas (20110). After running the license plate, the officer discovered that the vehicle was connected to a homicide investigation in Johnstown, PA. The officer activated his emergency equipment and attempted to stop the vehicle.
**INCIDENTS** Commercial Burglary - On February 6th at 1:30AM, officers responded to the Walgreens located at 6400 Hoadly Rd in Manassas (20112) to investigate an alarm activation at the store. An employee of the alarm company reported to police that video surveillance revealed an unknown man had shattered the glass on the front door of the store.